Maps: 1901 - 1919
1901 Grodno Gubernia
1914-18 Harmsworth's New
Atlas: "POLAND." Also two

DETAIL
images. Note boundaries,
of Poland and Lithuania.
(AK)
World War I:
July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918
1905 Richard Andree -
Albert Scobel: "WEST-
RUSZLAND NÖRDLICHE
TEIL" at
1:2 000 000,
40 x 51 cm, Leipzig, from
"Andree's Allgemeiner
Handatlas..."
From
www.davidRumsey.com
1914 (on a 1910 Stielers Handatlas
plate)
"Die Befestigungen in
Russisch-Polen."
(The front lines in
Russian- Poland.)
Also two  DETAIL
images, includ- ing the legend.

(AK)
1915 "WESTERN
RUSSIA, POLAND
AND THE RUSSO-
GERMAN FRON-
TIER," from Collier's
War Maps
(a mag-
azine, and also an
atlas publisher)
, by
C.B. Hammond,
New York
(AK)
1917 "Ostpreussen."
1917: "Das Land Ober
Ost." Occupied Russian
Empire Territories,
before the September
1918 German offensive.
1918 French "Carte de la Republique
Democratique Blanche-Ruthen- ienne."
From www.belarusguide.com
1907: J.M. Bazewicz:
"MAPA OGOLNA, Krolestwa
Polskiego...na gubernie i
powiaty," from his "Atlas
geograficzny ilustrowany
Królestwa Polskiego"
(Geographical Illustrated
Atlas of the Polish Kingdom),
Warsaw. Also individual
maps of Suwałki gubernia
administrative districts, or
powiats, in their roughly
appropriate position.  
From
www.antykwariat.biz and from
AK's facsilmile atlas from 2010
Suwalski p.
Augustowski p.
Kalwaryjski p.
Sejneński p.
Wladyslawowski p.
Maryampolski p.
Wylkowyski p.
1915: "Germany's
demands in 1915 (As
circulated through the
Neutral Press)."
From
http://images.
nationmaster.com/images/
motw/historical/british_
dominions_yearbook/ger_
demands_1915.jpg
1904 ("Plan, City
of Vilne")
with
Cyrillic street
names
1917: "PLAN der STADT
WILNA,
1: 5 000." From
www.mapywig.org
1905 Bibliograph-
isches Institut Leip-
zig: "RUSSISCHE
OSTSEE-PROVIN-
ZEN LIVLAND,
ESTHLAND, KUR-
LAND,"  at
1:2
250 000
, from
"Meyers grosses
Konversations-
Lexicon," published
1885-1907.
From
books_eldorado on eBay
1902: "RUSSIA, WESTERN
AND SOUTHERN PART," New
York, map 10.5 x 15 inches,
from the "Century Atlas of the
World." Also a
DETAIL image.
From Lake Erie Antique Maps and
Prints on eBay
1915 (Anon.) "Russische
Festungen"
(Russian
Forts)
, published just
months after the
beginning of WWI, and
just as the German army
began invading Russia.
This map appears
designed to guide
invasion strategy.
From
www.mapywig.org
1910, July Brockhaus:
"MILITÄR DISLOKATION
IM DEUTSCHEN REICHE,
ÖSTLICHE GRENZE"
(Military locations in the
German Reich, eastern
border)
(530KB), Leipzig,
at
1:4 450 000, from the
Brockhaus "Konversa-
tions - Lexikon."
From heske
on eBay
1915 Anon. "Sekt. III WILNO
BRZESC LITEWSKI MINSK," at
1:750 000, from a Polish atlas.
1902 "Wegekarte des Rigaschen
Kreises"
(Route Map, Riga  
District)
,at 1:210 000, a folding
map published by the
Liv-Estlandischen Landeskultur-
bureau.
From DSPACE at the Univ. of
Tartu, Estonia:
http://dspace.utlib.ee/dspace/
1909 Bibliographisches
Institut, Leipzig:
 "WEST-
RUSSLAND," 10 5/8 x 8
1/4 inches.
From
antiquemapsprints on eBay
1911                                                   1916
1911 and  1916 Benedykt Hertz: "Mapa szseciu   gubernji
Litwy i Bialej Rusi." (Map of the six guberniyas of
Lithuania and White Russia)  by the publishing house
"Kurjera Litewskiego," Edmund Nowiekiego, editor. The
1911 version is sections of paper glued to linen; the 1916
version is paper, only.
1911 version from karty.by; 1916 version
from Wkimedia.
c1919 '"Mapa ziem polskich" (Map of Polish
Lands),
published in Lwów and Warszawa by
Nakład Księgarni Polskiej Bernarda
Połonieckiego
(Polish bookshop run by Bernard
Połonieckiego)
, at 1:1 500 000. Printed area 77
x 68 cm. No claim is made to the lands Polish
forces would eventually occupy by force.
From
www.RCIN.org
1904 Saturnin Józef
Sikorski: "Mapa
guberni Królestwa
Polskiego,"
Warszawa, 28 x 22
cm at
1:1 000 000.
From RCIN.org   
1915 G. Peltier: "Les Provinces Bal-
tiques De La Russie," in four sheets.
From http://www.angelfire.
com/ms2/belaroots/Baltic_home.htm
1908 Leonid Arbusow: "Geschichte Liv-,
Est- und Kurlands," Riga, 34 x 42 cm,
from his "Grundriss der Geschichte Liv-,
Est- und Kurlands"
(History of Livonia,
Estonia and Courland).
Also a DETAIL
image.
From books_eldorado on eBay
1916 Eugeniusz Romer: "Administracya"
(Administrative districts of Poland), Vienna,
at
1:5 000 000, map number 6 from his
"Geograficszno-statystyczny atlas Polski.
"This map is notable for its characteriza-
tion, via pink coloring, of "Litauen" and
"Klein-Russland" -- a Russian term for
Ukraine -- as one entity.
From
www.mapywig.org
1916 Eugeniusz Romer: "Wojenno-
politczna mapa Polski"
(A military-political
map of Poland [on the occasion of the
Proclamation of 5th November 1916]).  
Germany and Austria-Hungary issued a
manifesto promising freedom and
statehood to a Polish nation. Romer's "sfera
polskich interesow"
(sphere of Polish
interests)
include nearly all of the former
Grand Duchy of Lithuania's lands.
From
www.mapywig.org
1915 (Anon.): "Postleitkarte (Postcode map) Königsberg pr. Gumbinnen," Berlin, with 11
DETAIL images of the legends and the Memel/Klaipėda area, showing post offices and railways
by type.
1919 Luit. Mantnieks: "Latvijas Karte. Carte de la
Latvie," 21.7 x 19.9 inches. One of the earliest maps
showing an independent Latvia. Seven
DETAIL
images.
From www.swaen.com
1916 Józef Micha łBazewicz: " Mapa Europy
Środkowej"
(Map of Central Europe), Warsaw,
68.5 x 50.0 cm.  Also five
DETAIL images.
From www.polona.pl
1919 (Anon.) "Map of Lithuanain
Republic," a proposed map of a
newly independent Lithuania said
to have been delivered to the Paris
Peace Conference by the
Lithuanian delegation. In  1939,
Lithuanian Foreign Minister
Stasys Lozoraitis proposed the
same map and boundaries to
German Foreign Minister
Ribbentrop as part of Polish
partition discussions.
From
www.forum.paradoxplaza.com
1915 "Sonderkarte 4 Kriege
der Karte zum gegen Ruß-
land - Kurland und Liv-
land"
(Special Map No. 4 on
the map for the war against
Russia - Courland and
Livonia)
, at 1:1 000, with
detail maps of the the areas
of "Warschau" and "Brest-
Litovsk" at 1:350 000.
From
mapywig.org
1918 "The Proposed Frontiers of
Poland," a hand-drawn map,
Appendix No .4 to Roman
Dmowski's memo submitted to
President Woodrow Wilson on 8th
Oct 1918.
From the Library of Congress
via mapywig
1910 K.A. Raag'l: "EESTI-
LIIWIJA KURAMAA,"
Tartu, with Estonian
notations in the Cyrillic
and Latin alphabet.
From
Univ. of Tartu, Estonia:
http://dspace.utlib.ee/dspace
1911 Józef Michał
Bazewicz : "Mapa
Litwy i Rusi," War-
saw, showing Russ-
ian gubernii, labels
in Polish.
The Wroblew-
ski Library of the Lithu-
anian Academy of
Sciences: elibrary.mab.lt/
1902 "Gubernie
zachodnie krolest-
wo polskie," from
"Orgelbrand's
Universal Encyc-
lopedia," Warsaw,
1898-1904, 16
volumes.
From
wikicommons
1904 "Планъ губернскаго
города Ковны, планъ
составленъ под
руководствомъ Члена
Ковенской городской
управы М.А. Легецкаго. -
Ковна : изд. Ковенск.
губерн. стат. комитет,
1904."  (
Plan of the
guberniya city of Kovno /
drawn up under the
direction of Kaunas city
council MA Legetskago. -
Kaunas: Vol. Kovno.
province. stat. Committee
1904)
From The Wroblewski
Library of the Lithuanian
Academy of Sciences: elibrary.
mab.lt/
1910 Dr. v. H.
Schwarz: "Karte der
Kurischen Nehrung"
(Curonian Spit, or
Neringa)
,  Königsberg,
as a folding map.
From
The Wroblewski Library of
the Lithuanian Academy of
Sciences: elibrary.mab.lt
1916 "Plan von Kow-
no und Umge bung
[Surroundings]," at
1:20 000. From
www. maps4U.lt  via
mapywig.org
1916 "Plan miasta
Wilna."
From The
Wroblewski Library
of the Lithuanian
Academy of Sciences:
elibrary.mab.lt/
1907 (Anon.): "КАРТА КОВЕНСКОЙ
ГУБЕРНIИ"
((Map, Kovno guberniya). From
US Library of Congress via www.mapywig.org
1918 (Anon.): "Oberbefehls-
haber Ost (General beim
Stabe) Zentralpolizeistelle
Litauen – Kurland." Bounda-
ries through August 1917.
From The Wrob- lewski Library of
the Lithuanian Academy of
Sciences: elibrary.mab.lt/
1907 "Планъ гор.
Новоалександров-
ска Ковенской
губернiи,"
(Novoalek-
sandrovsk - Zarasai).
From Wroblewski Library
of the Lithuanian Academy
of Sciences  http:
//elibrary.mab.lt/
1912 Министерство
Торговли и
Промышленности
(The
Ministry of Trade and
Industry)
:"План,
Рижский порт"
(Plan,
Port of Riga
). From
books_eldorado  on eBay
1908 "Russische Ostsee-
Provinzen," from the 6th
edition of "Meyers Großes
Konversations-Lexikon,
published 1902-08.
From
rus.starina on eBay
1914 "Karte vom
Östlichen
Kriegsschau-
platz"
(Map of
Eastern Battle
sites)
-- a post-
card map.
From
lim_yap on eBay
1915 "КОВЕНСКАЯ
губерния," Petrograd,
32 x 22.5 cm.
From
6440tat on eBay
1915 Alexander Gross (mapmaker) -
Geographia Ltd.
(publisher): "The Daily
Telegraph War Map No. 17," London, 71 x
97 cm.
From the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
at the Boston Public Library: www.leventhalmap.org
1914 "Dr. Henry Lange's [carto-
grapher] Karte von Liv-, Est- and
Kurland," Riga, in four images. This
map was published by Verlag von
Kymmel. Lange (1821-93) was a
German cartographer and a
founder of the Geographical Society
in Leipzig.
From Univ. of Tartu, Estonia, at
dspace: http://dspace.ut.ee
1918 Stanisław Max (cartographer): "Mapa
Polski i krajów ościennych - Wydanie
Trzecie"
(Map of Poland and Neighboring
Countries - 3rd Edition),
Warsaw, 97 x 100
cm / 38.2 x 39.4 inch wall map, with
tentative boundaries and shading in green
crayon of the Second Polish Republic.
From
Antiquariat Daša Pahor  http://www.pahor.de
1919 H. Laakmann (publisher): "Latwijas
karte," at 1:650 000. Depicts Palanga as
within Latvia's borders. Also claimed by
Lithuania, it was finally assigned to
Lithuania as part of a boundary treaty
signed in Riga May 14, 1921. Also, the
easternmost part of the map goes only as
far as Rēzekne: Latgale was not formally
part of Latvia until the 1920 treaty with
Soviet Russia.
From the National Library of
Estonia http://www.digar.ee
1919 "Eroberung Kurlands im Marz
1919"
(Conquest of Kurland, March 1919),
Leipzig. After the end of WWI, Rüdiger
Graf von der Goltz commanded the army
of the Baltic German-established
Government of Latvia, which, in 1919,
was instrumental in the defeat of the
Bolsheviks and their local allies. His
subsequent defeat by Estonians under
Ernst Põdder ended hopes of German
control over the Baltic region. The map
shows various front lines.
From lettsell on
eBay